• Bill Hanley Named Group President of International Development at Vantage
    Wednesday, 01 October 2014 12:53

    bill_hanleyCLEVELAND, Ohio — Industry veteran Bill Hanley has been appointed group president of International Development at Vantage Hospitality Group. In his role, Hanley will lead the expansion of Canadas Best Value Inn, Lexington by Vantage, Value Hotel Worldwide and Value Inn Worldwide. He will also oversee the international stratification of the brands Vantage is acquiring from America’s Best Franchising.

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  • CRDA Announces Additions to Board of Directors
    Tuesday, 30 September 2014 11:25

    SOUTH SURREY, B.C. — The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) has welcomed five new members to its Board of Directors. CRDA is a trade association of nearly 50 member companies dedicated to furthering the interests of the resort industry in Canada and throughout the world.

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  • Best Western Announces High RevPAR Index
    Friday, 26 September 2014 11:11

    BW_Premier_OceanfrontPHOENIX — Since the launch of its descriptor program in 2011, Best Western International has reported it’s on track to hit a three-consecutive year RevPAR index of 110 in North America. In the past year, it has also seen a surge in revenue linked to its loyalty program and added new products to the mix.

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  • Cloud-Computing Is Not As Risky As Some May Think
    Friday, 12 September 2014 11:24

    data-defenderThere’s a lot less talk these days about cloud-computing being a risky business for hotel operations. But the growing trend to cloud-based services does not mean security and privacy concerns have been laid to rest.

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  • Keep Hotel Guests Safe From Fire, Theft and Injury
    Friday, 12 September 2014 11:15

    risky-businessVenturing out of the protective enclave of a home into the temporary digs of a hotel - however luxurious and welcome a reprieve - can be scary. Aside from fears of ongoing global threats to security, the prospect of a fire or personal theft can also give guests cause for concern. It's why today's hoteliers need to remain vigilant about security within their hotels, assiduously creating and updating plans to safeguard guests.

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